Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
Amory Lovins is a physicist and co-founder and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute. An integrative designer of superefficient buildings, factories, and vehicles, he has advised major firms and governments and written 31 books and more than 600 papers. A former Oxford don and Swedish engineering academician, Lovins has taught at ten universities, most recently Stanford’s Engineering School and the Naval Postgraduate School. His numerous honors include the Blue Planet Prize, MacArthur and Ashoka fellowships, the Right Livelihood (“alternative Nobel”) Award, and Germany’s Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit. TIME named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people and Foreign Policy one of the 100 top global thinkers.